Hugos 2016: Reactions to the Shortlist

May 4, 2016 Brian Niemeier 0

Finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards were released on Tuesday. It’s something of an understatement to say that reactions have been mixed. Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin sums up the anti-Puppy consensus nicely: Those […]


Irene Gallo, #Sadpuppies, #Gamergate and Tor

June 7, 2015 sciphi 2

I suppose everybody has seen that charming characterization of Sad Puppies by one of Tor’s creative directors, Irene Gallo. What I find particularly insulting is that I have been following #Gamergate for quite a while, […]